The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 67 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.18% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.31% 14.40% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 99 64 84
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint